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Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO Message Board › VP of Business Development for Internet Startup Launching Soon

VP of Business Development for Internet Startup Launching Soon

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Post #: 72
Speedeals is seeking a skilled, smart, and hands-on senior executive to lead marketing and sales efforts targeting local businesses. IMPORTANT: Speedeals is a pre-funded startup, therefore the compensation for this position will be equity-based.

The Senior Business Development executive will develop the strategies, partnerships, and selling tools needed to efficiently build successful relationships with local restaurants, spas, salons, theaters and various other merchants.

Responsibilities
• Develop overall sales & marketing strategy, targeting local merchants in the San Jose area
• Identify and create marketing pitch, selling materials to target specific merchant segments
• Build and manage the pipeline of prospective merchants
• Identify, negotiate, and manage partnerships that leverage reach and sales opportunities
• Build and manage inside and outside sales team

Requirements
• 7+ years experience in Business Development / Sales, including experience negotiating successful business partnerships.
• Experience targeting SMEs, especially, restaurants, spas, or salons strongly desired
• Comfortable with both “big picture” strategy and hands-on approach to marketing and sales
• Demonstrates a high level diligence and accountability
• Has the ability to leverage social and professional networks to discover new opportunities
• Structure/manage compensation/incentive plans for outside sales force
• Define business development strategies, then creates and executes tactical plans
• Creative approach to reach targeted groups with limited resources

About Speedeals
Speedeals provides online and mobile access to discounted consumer services and products, and customer acquisition tools for local businesses. Speedeals offers a unique and broad selection of discounted services, and provides a fun and simple solution for finding, purchasing, and using discounted services. Only Speedeals delivers exclusive deals in “real-time,” allows immediate purchase and use of services, and supports local businesses by bringing new customers right to their door. Visit us at http://speedeals.com....­. or email us at info@speedeals.com.

When emailing us, please DO CONFIRM THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS EQUITY POSITION. THANKS
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